IMG Academy provides the most unique and effective training environment in the world today. Located in Bradenton, Fla., IMG Academy builds skill sets from the ground up by giving athletes the tools they need to compete against higher level competition. Teaching both fundamental and advanced techniques and tactics, our coaching staff is able to bring out the best in each athlete.
“Training at IMG Academy helped me showcase my abilities during the pre-Draft process and eventually becoming a New York Knick. I continue to grow in my transition to being an NBA player by using IMG Academy as my offseason training base.” -- Iman Shumpert, New York Knicks
IMG Academy basketball program quick facts:
Located on the 450-acre IMG Academy campus with seven other sports (baseball, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis and track & field)
From 2009-2013, the IMG Academy prep school program has sent 60% of student-athletes to D-I universities (national average is less than 6%) and 30% to top-ranked academic schools by the U.S. News & World Report
Boys basketball program is directed by Kenny Natt, a former NBA player and head coach
Girls basketball program is directed by Shell Dailey, a former player at the University of Texas and WNBA coach
Camp ages: 7th-12th grade
Prep school ages: 7th-12th grade, with a Post-Graduate program also available
Notable current NBA players who have trained at IMG Academy: Amar’e Stoudemire, Iman Shumpert, Jrue Holiday, Kevin Martin, Larry Sanders, Moe Harkless, Jimmy Butler, Kendall Marshall and many others.